Judgment Mask


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Artifact Identification Judgment Mask   (1971.13.0029)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Personal Symbols
  4. :
  5. Status Symbols
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Colonial, 20th century
Culture Belo? Dan

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 51.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 34.7 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 21.2 cm
Weight 2021 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Wood, Animal--Shell, Hair, Hide, Plant--Raffia, Pigment, Metal
Manufacturing Processes Carved
Munsell Color Information Yellowish White (2.5 Y 9/2) -ns Dark Olive Brown ( 2.5 Y 2/2) -ns Dark Reddish Orange ( 10 R 4/8) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Fleischman, Jacquelyn N. "Continuity and Control: Art in Some West African Societies," (unpub. catalog, on file)

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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